Former congressional staffers who now work for drug companies often return to the Hill to lobby former co-workers or employees. This raises concerns that pharmaceutical companies could wield undue influence.
An unusual number of calamities plagued America's hospitals in 2017: fires in California; hurricanes in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico; the deadliest mass shooting in modern history; and even attacks within hospital walls.
When 18-year-old Larry Mullins enlisted in the Marine Corps in the summer of 1968, he knew two things: In the short term, he wanted to serve his country. Over the long run, he wanted to do something meaningful with his life.